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NEWS: Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World Surpasses One Million Copies Sold

The perennially favorite women’s book, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver (WaterBrook Press), has sold more than one million copies and has been honored with the ECPA Platinum Award.  Originally released in 2000, Weaver’s CBA and Publishers Weekly best-seller on the sisters of Bethany, Mary and Martha, has become a cherished resource for women’s Bible study groups.

Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World immediately struck a chord with women who felt the conflict between wanting to sit at the feet of Jesus and the demands of a busy world—just like Martha and Mary thousands of years ago. Weaver’s book is an invitation for women who feel they aren’t godly enough, loving enough or doing enough.

“It all began with the desire to write biblical fiction. I’ve always been fascinated by the story Mary [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: Having a Mary Spirit by Joanna Weaver

A woman’s guide to personal transformation—from the inside out.

Click here to download chapter one of Having a Mary Spirit.

From the author of the perennial bestseller Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World comes a powerful new book that takes women on the next step in their spiritual journey. Joanna Weaver gives women biblical insights and practical tools to partner with God for a soul-deep makeover, from the inside out.

Click here to download chapter one of Having a Mary Spirit.

Feeling the Holiday Frenzy?

Feeling overwhelmed by the holiday frenzy that ensues all around? Take a deep breath and slow your heart, mind, and soul. We invite you to read this excerpt from Joanna Weaver’s devotional, At the Feet of Jesus. May a few minutes spent at the feet of Jesus calm you today.

November 30th – God is within her, she will not fall. Psalm 46:5

Perhaps like me, you’ve tried for years to give a certain issue over to God. A habit, attitude, or addiction. Or an area of fear and doubt. “I’ll be different, Lord,” you’ve promised as you surrendered it to Him. And for a while you are. But just when you think you’ve finally gained victory over that issue, there it is again—back in your hand. Somehow you’ve picked up the habit or situation [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: At the Feet of Jesus by Joanna Weaver

You were made for more than serving God; you were made to know Him.

Click here to download the first chapter of At The Feet of Jesus now.

Intimacy with God—to know Him and be known by Him. It is what our hearts desperately need, but somehow life conspires to keep us busy and distracted. For anyone who struggles when it comes to daily devotions, At the Feet of Jesus extends an irresistible invitation to set aside your duties and find the amazing peace and incredible joy that come from time alone with Him. Drawn from Joanna Weaver’s beloved Bethany trilogy, each reading in this 365-day devotional includes a Bible reading passage and reflection question. All-new material and “Going Deeper” [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver

An invitation for every woman who’s ever felt she isn’t godly enough, isn’t loving enough, isn’t doing enough.

Click here to download chapter one of Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World.

Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World is a reminder to women today that they’re not much different from those in the Jesus’ time. Drawing on the Biblical story of Mary of Bethany and her sister Martha, Weaver suggests that the troubles of balancing spending time with God and meeting the high-demands of a busy life is an age-old problem. Offering fresh Bible study, lively anecdotes, meaningful illustrations, and creative, practical strategies, readers will learn to first spend quality time with God, then—after being filled—to reach out in [ … ]

DOWNLOAD: Study Guide for Lazarus Awakening

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With just a word Jesus called Lazarus from the grave and His Word can help bring us out of our tombs as well. This ten-week Bible study for the book Lazarus Awakening by Joanna Weaver is designed to help you move toward your own awakening. Click here to download the study guide now.

 If an eight-week format works better for you, you’ll find directions at the end of this guide for adapting it. Also, check out the downloadable workbook and leader’s guide available at www.joannaweaverbooks.com 

SNEAK PEEK: Lazarus Awakening by Joanna Weaver

The final installment in Joanna Weaver’s Mary Martha Trilogy…the story of Lazarus!

Download Chapter One of Lazarus Awakening here!

In this life-giving book, Joanna Weaver shows you how to embrace the truth that Jesus loves you apart from anything you accomplish, apart from anything you bring. Just as He called Lazarus forth to new life, Jesus wants to free you to live fully in the light of His love, unbound from the grave clothes of fear, regret, and self-condemnation.  Love is calling your name.

Download Chapter One of Lazarus Awakening here!   More information about the book is available here.